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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-0901

The Active Template Library (ATL) in Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 SP1, Visual Studio 2005 SP1 and 2008 Gold, and Visual C++ 2005 SP1 and 2008 Gold and SP1; and Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2 and SP3, Server 2003 SP2, Vista Gold, SP1, and SP2, and Server 2008 Gold and SP2; does not prevent VariantClear calls on an uninitialized VARIANT, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed stream to an ATL (1) component or (2) control, related to ATL headers and error handling, aka "ATL Uninitialized Object Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2009-07-29 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 94

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ATL Uninitialized Object Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6289 windows
ATL Uninitialized Object Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6311 windows
ATL Uninitialized Object Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6373 windows
ATL Uninitialized Object Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7581 windows
CVE-2009-0901 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20090901 unix
MS09-037: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Active Template Library (ATL) Could Allow Remote Code Execution (973908) oval:gov.nist.fdcc.patch:def:11577 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-0901

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Sp1 Redistribution Pkg Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistribution Pkg Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Sp1 Redistribution Pkg Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 SP1 64 Bit Hosted Visual C++ Tools Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Microsoft Visual Studio .net 2003 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Visual C++ 3
Microsoft Visual Studio 4
Microsoft Visual Studio .net 1

- References For CVE-2009-0901

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2232
VUPEN ADV-2009-2232
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2034
VUPEN ADV-2009-2034
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-286A.html
CERT TA09-286A
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-223A.html
CERT TA09-223A
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-195A.html
CERT TA09-195A
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35832
BID 35832 Microsoft Visual Studio ATL 'VariantClear()' Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2013-04-19
http://www.novell.com/support/viewContent.do?externalId=7004997&sliceId=1 CONFIRM
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms09-060
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS09-060 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Active Template Library (ATL) ActiveX Controls for Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (973965) This security update resolves several privately reported vulnerabilities in ActiveX Controls for Microsoft Office that were compiled with a vulnerable version of Microsoft Active Template Library (ATL). The vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user loaded a specially crafted component or control. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-13.html CONFIRM
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms09-035
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS09-035 Vulnerabilities in Visual Studio Active Template Library Could Allow Remote Code Execution (969706) This security update addresses several privately reported vulnerabilities in the public versions of the Microsoft Active Template Library (ATL) included with Visual Studio. This security update is specifically intended for developers of components and controls. Developers who build and redistribute components and controls using ATL should install the update provided in this bulletin and follow the guidance provided to create, and distribute to their customers, components and controls that are not vulnerable to the vulnerabilities described in this security bulletin.This security bulletin discusses vulnerabilities that could allow remote code execution if a user loaded a component or control built with the vulnerable versions of ATL.
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms09-037
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS09-037 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Active Template Library (ATL) Could Allow Remote Code Execution (973908) This security update resolves several privately reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft Active Template Library (ATL). The vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user loaded a specially crafted component or control hosted on a malicious website. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-11.html CONFIRM
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-10.html CONFIRM
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa09-04.html CONFIRM
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-266108-1
SUNALERT 266108
http://blogs.technet.com/srd/archive/2009/08/11/ms09-037-why-we-are-using-cve-s-already-used-in-ms09-035.aspx
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=126592505426855&w=2
HP SSRT100013

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-0901

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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